UAE reports 1,520 new COVID-19 cases, two deaths

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The United Arab Emirates reported 1,508 new COVID-19 infections, 1,481 recoveries and two deaths in 24 hours, the country’s National Emergency Crisis and Disaster Management Authority reported on Friday.

Health authorities conducted 273,251 COVID-19 tests to determine Friday’s numbers.

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To date, 690,009 cases have been reported across the UAE since the start of the pandemic.

According to NCEMA, the country’s death toll from COVID-19 sits at 1,969.

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Most of the UAE’s population have been vaccinated against the virus, with 79 percent already inoculated with at least one dose and 70 percent of the population fully vaccinated.

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